Table 3

Logistic regression analysis relating HLA status (2DAE) and baseline ESR on requirement for surgery

VariableRegression coefficientStandard errorSignificance
Two DAE1.68770.55690.0024
  • Logit (P) or l = −1.776 + 1.6877 x1 + 0.0343 x2, were x1 is the presence (x=1) or absence (x=2) of 2 DAE; x2 is the ESR at first clinic visit; P = probability of surgery.